Welcome to the City of Cambridge

  • 7:00 PM, July 29, 2014

    Planning Board

    City of Cambridge Planning Board

  • 11:00 AM, July 30, 2014

    Harvard and City of Cambridge Senior Picnic

    An annual community event to honor approximately 1,000 Cambridge seniors.

  • 1:00 PM, July 30, 2014

    Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    Board of Assessors Public Meeting

  • 4:00 PM, July 30, 2014

    Ordinance Committee

    Ordinance Committee

  • 6:00 PM, July 30, 2014

    July First Time Homebuyer Workshop

    Pre-registration Required. The four-week workshop will cover a variety of topics including: an overview of the home buying process, credit & budgeting, obtaining a mortgage, legal issues, home inspections, and an introduction to Cambridge's financial assistance programs. Classes include a combination of presentations by Cambridge homebuyer counselors, local real estate brokers, home inspectors and loan officers. Participants are expected to attend all four classes and class begins promptly at 6:00pm.

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Exterior View of the Foundry Building

    Foundry Update

    As part of the Predevelopment Phase for the Foundry Project, the City and the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (“ the CRA”) are continuing to conduct community outreach, to develop the mission and program for the building, and research on development and finance options as well as continuing to explore collaboration with the CRA on these issues. Read the latest update from the City on this project.

  • Sassy the Dog in Car

    Never Leave Pets Alone in a Parked Vehicle During Hot Weather

    The Cambridge Animal Commission urges pet owners to think twice when bringing pets in the car, especially with the hot days of August and September still ahead of us. It is best to leave pets at home if you are running errands and would potentially have to leave your pet in the car.

  • FOCRLS Mentoring Program for CRLS Alumni

    New Mentoring Program for Recent CRLS Alumni

    The new Alumni and Community mentoring program strives to improve the college and career success of recent Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS) alumni by matching them with more experienced alumni and Cambridge community members who share their career interests.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Current Board Vacancies on Planning Board and Police Review & Advisory Board

    The City of Cambridge encourages and promotes involvement by residents in the decision-making process through participation in a variety of boards and commissions. We are currently seeking interested applicants to serve on the Planning Board and Police Review & Advisory Board.

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    Healthcare Career Prep Program

    The Community Learning Center is offering a free Healthcare Career Prep Program in September. The 16-week course is designed for English language learners who wish to prepare for entrance into a variety of healthcare training programs

  • Green Line Extension

    Closing of Medford Street in Somerville

    Medford Street in Somerville will be closed to traffic between McGrath Highway and Ward St. to allow for top coat painting of the Medford St. Railroad Bridge.

  • Image of the LED Streetlight

    City Installing New LED Streetlights

    Over the coming months, Cambridge residents will start to see the old style streetlights systematically replaced with new LED lights.

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Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager